Stantec has performed continuous temperature monitoring for of cooling trenches to determine what types of designs function, fail, or fizzle out. This presentation examines the results of 15 years of monitoring.
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New York City is fighting climate change—and the clock is ticking to update its buildings
New York City recently passed the most progressive climate legislation for buildings in any city worldwide. Here’s what you need to know.
What can smart buildings do for the environment?
Sensors, data, and automation can serve a higher purpose, but only if we design them to
Published in NRU Toronto: Designing the smart city
How can we build smart cities that serve their citizens well? How can we use technology to ensure Toronto is a thriving, livable, and resilient city for everyone?
Hitting Saskatchewan carbon targets: How to achieve, measure, and prove reduced emissions
In the fight against climate change, we’re working with clients to establish baseline measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions
I survived my TEDx talk: Here are 5 tips I learned that can make you a better speaker
Urban designer Cynthia Albright questioned her presentation skills in front of a giant audience, but persistence and practice, practice, practice paid off
Published in Metro Magazine: Retrofitting garages for zero-emissions buses
North American communities are switching to electric buses; here are 8 factors to consider when retrofitting bus facilities for more sustainable transit options
From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is
Cities that have higher density are inherently more sustainable—and they are generally more livable, too
How Indigenous and northern communities shape my professional philosophy as a planner
Engaging the communities we work with and aligning ourselves with their perspectives
How can we optimize evolving lighting design to enhance health and well-being?
In an industry disrupted by changing technology, designers must take a holistic approach to integrate innovative concepts without compromising fundamentals
From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future
Most existing buildings will still be in use 50 years from now. Retrofitting for sustainability is critical to a low-carbon future.
Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)
Better health, reduced energy consumption and improved security are just some of the possibilities, proponents say
What does it mean to future-proof a city?
While no one can predict the future, experts in smart technology and urban planning say there are ways to help cities adapt and thrive
[With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?
FEMA Risk MAP data and 3D mapping help the public visualize flood risk and support more resilient communities
From Stantec ERA: The power of bringing hydropower and solar energy together
The combination of a hybrid solar and hydroelectric systems could provide new opportunities for sustainable power generation
Smarter utilities make for more resilient cities
Technology that allows utilities to better manage energy and water flow can help urban centres adapt to growth and climate change
Let it rain: A holistic plan for water use and reuse in a sustainable building
Denver Water’s new complex pushes the boundaries of sustainability with its innovative water efficiency
From the Design Quarterly: Are net zero energy and net zero carbon buildings a must-have?
The approaches, markets, and tools for sustainability are evolving—and net zero is an attainable goal
Published in Hydro Review: Samoan Islands lead renewable energy efforts
Two small hydro projects constructed in Samoa have increased electricity supply and helped boost hydro capacity to meet the islands renewable energy goals
Published in IJHP&D: Upgrading the Salto Grande Scheme
Rehabilitation is playing a major role in solving energy needs in South America at plants such as the Salto Grande Scheme
Can smart mobility solutions answer transit’s first/last mile challenge?